Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Solution Architect
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1100 1226 1262
Rank change year-on-year +126 +36 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 77 48 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.024% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.025% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 67 35 62
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £57,500 £49,500 £55,925
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,750 £82,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,500 £63,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year +21.57% -8.93% +5.66%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170529 194747 213359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138650 163674 174935
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Security Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Security Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Security Solutions Architect in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect.

Salary trend for Security Solutions Architect in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Solutions Architect in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +91 72 £72,500 - 6
London +78 47 £70,000 -11.39% 2
UK excluding London +92 24 £77,500 +21.57% 4
West Midlands +47 10 £77,500 +40.91%
Midlands +45 10 £77,500 +47.62%
South East +75 8 £90,000 +24.14% 1
South West - 7 £70,000 - 1

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Security Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 33 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 31 (40.26%) CISSP
3 28 (36.36%) Information Security
4 27 (35.06%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (35.06%) Presales
5 25 (32.47%) CISM
6 24 (31.17%) Finance
6 24 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (31.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (22.08%) ITIL
7 17 (22.08%) CISA
8 16 (20.78%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (20.78%) Cisco
9 15 (19.48%) CEH
10 14 (18.18%) PRINCE2
10 14 (18.18%) Windows
10 14 (18.18%) MPLS
11 13 (16.88%) PCI DSS
12 12 (15.58%) Security Architecture
12 12 (15.58%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (15.58%) Wireless
12 12 (15.58%) Linux
12 12 (15.58%) Oracle
12 12 (15.58%) CCIE
12 12 (15.58%) CCNP
12 12 (15.58%) Meraki
13 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
13 11 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 11 (14.29%) CCSP

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.30%) IBM Domino
1 1 (1.30%) IIS
Business Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) MPLS
2 12 (15.58%) Wireless
3 10 (12.99%) Network Security
3 10 (12.99%) VPN
3 10 (12.99%) WAN
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco Wireless
4 9 (11.69%) VPLS
5 6 (7.79%) Firewall
6 5 (6.49%) BGP
6 5 (6.49%) DHCP
6 5 (6.49%) DNS
6 5 (6.49%) OSPF
6 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.90%) LDAP
9 2 (2.60%) Internet
9 2 (2.60%) SSL
10 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Retail
3 7 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) CESG
3 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.60%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.30%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.30%) IPTV
6 1 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 28 (36.36%) Information Security
3 27 (35.06%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (35.06%) Presales
4 17 (22.08%) ITIL
5 16 (20.78%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 12 (15.58%) Security Architecture
7 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.99%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (12.99%) SABSA
9 9 (11.69%) Network Management
9 9 (11.69%) SIEM
10 8 (10.39%) Information Assurance
10 8 (10.39%) MODAF
10 8 (10.39%) Network Design
11 7 (9.09%) Project Management
12 5 (6.49%) Business Development
12 5 (6.49%) Ethical Hacking
12 5 (6.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) CISSP
2 25 (32.47%) CISM
3 24 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (22.08%) CISA
5 15 (19.48%) CEH
6 12 (15.58%) CCIE
6 12 (15.58%) CCNP
7 11 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 11 (14.29%) CCSP
7 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 9 (11.69%) Degree
9 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
10 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
10 5 (6.49%) SANS
11 3 (3.90%) ISEB
12 2 (2.60%) GIAC
12 2 (2.60%) ISSAP
13 1 (1.30%) CCSE
13 1 (1.30%) IISP
13 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (31.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (16.88%) PCI DSS
3 11 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (10.39%) COBIT
5 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (2.60%) GDPR
6 2 (2.60%) QA
7 1 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
7 1 (1.30%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.90%) Nagios
2 3 (3.90%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.30%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Cisco
2 12 (15.58%) Meraki
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 9 (11.69%) EMC
3 9 (11.69%) NetApp
4 5 (6.49%) Juniper
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.19%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.90%) Arista
6 3 (3.90%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.60%) Draytek
7 2 (2.60%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.60%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.30%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.30%) Intel
8 1 (1.30%) McAfee
8 1 (1.30%) Splunk
8 1 (1.30%) Symantec
8 1 (1.30%) Tufin
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